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Yale professors and distinguished guests speak on the varying topics in the study of ecology.

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Yale professors and distinguished guests speak on the varying topics in the study of ecology.

    The Relationship Between Humans and the Environment

    The Relationship Between Humans and the Environment

    Stephen Kellert, Tweedy Ordway Professor of Social Ecology, explains the concept of biophilia, which is the inherent human affinity for the natural environment, and how it relates to built environment.

    • 8 min
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    Industrial Ecology: Why Waste Waste?

    Industrial Ecology: Why Waste Waste?

    Marian Chertow, Associate Professor of Industrial Environmental Management, discusses her new program, Industrial Ecology in Developing Countries.

    • 9 min
    In This Neighborhood, Spiders Rule

    In This Neighborhood, Spiders Rule

    Predators have considerably more influence than plants over how an ecosystem functions.

    • 4 min
    Global Warming and Species Distribution

    Global Warming and Species Distribution

    Oswald Schmitz, Professor of population and community ecology at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, speaks about Global Warming and Species Distribution and the impact of global warming on predators and their prey.

    • 10 min
    Lobster Mortality in Long Island Sound: A Case Study for the 21st Century

    Lobster Mortality in Long Island Sound: A Case Study for the 21st Century

    Professor Carmela Cuomo of the University of New Haven delivers a lecture as part of the Yale Peabody Museum's Biodiversity and Global Change Day, sponsored by the Insitute of Museum and Library Services.

    • 43 min

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